Ofcom, the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, has released its latest report on media use and habits for parents and children and it’s probably no surprise that kids are spending more time texting and online than ever before. The report was based on a sample of 717 children, 190 of which were between three and four years old. Texting is the most prolific among 12-15 year olds who said they were sending an average of 193 texts per week. We hope their parents have a nice phone plan with free texts available. Read the full story at The Next Web.
More UK kids than adults have smartphones according to Ofcom report
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).